Prison staff get support strategy

first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. Prison staff get support strategyOn 27 Nov 2001 in Personnel Today The first training and development strategy for the Prison Service has justbeen launched. Home Office Minister Keith Bradley, outlining the initiative, said thestrategy would drive forward a major programme of change aimed at supportingprison staff to deliver the key aims of protecting the public and reducingre-offending. Its main aims are to build a stronger infrastructure to support trainingthat takes place at prisons and improve efficiency, effectiveness and access tolearning by providing more provision for staff training at prisons. Bradley said, “The launch of this strategy is an important milestone inthe programme to strengthen training and development. It marks the point atwhich the programme moves from analysis and review to implementation.” The strategy will develop a coherent and flexible curriculum, including anew approach to leadership and management development, and provide betterevaluation of training. Its targets include ensuring all national trainers, all training managersand 70 per cent of local trainers are accredited by 2006. Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Articlelast_img read more